Nearly 800 guests sampled dishes from 30 noted Orange County
restaurants and enjoyed a screening of the movie Gravity at the 27th
annual Hoag Summer Movie Classic food and film event held at the OC
Fairgrounds on June 11.
Hosted by the Hoag Hospital Foundation and its 552 Club, the event raised $135,000 to support world-class care at Hoag.
The restaurants offered everything from ceviche shooters and creative
tacos and sliders to decadent desserts. Each restaurant donated their
time and talent to this event.
The event featured a raffle that included gift packages from
participating restaurants and a grand prize of a one-year-lease for a
BMW 428i Coupe, courtesy of Sterling BMW in Newport Beach.
Participating restaurants included A Restaurant, Sol Cocina,
Pitfire Artisan Pizza, Antonello Ristorante, Nello Cucina, Blackmarket
Bakery, The Counter, Orange Coast Winery, Bluewater Grill, Ho Sum Bistro, Kéan Coffee, Newport
Landing, Harborside, Royal Thai Cuisine, Muldoon’s Irish Pub, Roy’s
Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, and 24 Carrots.
Underwriters included Wells Fargo, Sterling BMW, The Northern Trust
Company, The Corporate Film Guys, Sparkletts Water, Fire Safety First,
Allan & Sandy Fainbarg, Feuerstein Family, Kirwan Family Foundation,
Gina & Jeffrey Cereda, Margolis Family Foundation, Olga Megdal,
Innovative Career Resources, Arlene Key, Terry Turner, Dr. Bill
Brownson, Gail Ahluwalia, and Thomas C. Mouradick.
The Summer Movie Classic has raised over $2 million dollars and
introduced a number of new friends to Hoag since its inception in1988.
For more information, visit hoaghospitalfoundation.org.
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